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bevies Explained

Bevies at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bevy \Bev"y\, n.; pl. {Bevies}. [Perhaps orig. a drinking
company, fr. OF. bev['e]e (cf. It. beva) a drink, beverage;
then, perh., a company in general, esp. of ladies; and last
applied by sportsmen to larks, quails, etc. See {Beverage}.]
1. A company; an assembly or collection of persons,
especially of ladies.

What a bevy of beaten slaves have we here ! --Beau.
& Fl.

2. A flock of birds, especially quails or larks; also, a herd
of roes.

bevies at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: plural of » bevy

  • Catalan


    Inter: head » ca|verb form
  • Inter: ca-verb form of » p=2|n=sg|t=impf|m=ind|beure

  • Translation: ar » bevies
    Translation: fr » bevies
    Translation: ku » bevies
    Translation: mg » bevies
    Translation: my » bevies